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Manager Project

Location:
Stevenage, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
Posted:
October 24, 2016

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DARREN MCDERMOTT

PERSONAL PROFILE

Highly proficient, proactive Project/Site Manager who likes to face new and demanding challenges. Possess’s a wealth of skills acquired over 25 years within all areas of the construction industry. Long track record of ensuring projects are delivered to the highest quality, safely and within budget by effectively organising, managing and utilising all resources available . Now seeking the next career challenge to build on all of the skills already acquired in a variety of contracts within the building industry…

EDUCATION/SKILLS

-National Certificate in Construction Studies Letterkenny Institute of Technology

-FAS Timber framed housing course 6 months campus based

-National Diploma in Construction Studies Galway Institute of Technology

-Safety – SMSTS – 5 day site managers safety training scheme

-CSCS card

-First Aid

-LUCAS card

-IT skills – Word, Excel and Autocad

-CAT scan trained

-CPCS card excavator

-Joinery 1st/2nd Fix

-Roofing

-Pipe laying/Groundwork

-Basic Plumbing/Electrical

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WORK EXPERIENCE

Nov 15 – Oct 16 Northvale Construction

Project Manager/Site Manager – Main Contractor

-School extension Sudbury, London £1.8m

-Hi res Apartments London Bridge £1.3m

Mar 14 – Nov 15 HOC Construction

Site Manager - Main Contractor

-Detached Residential home with site demolition, Potters Bar-£1.2m

-RC frame apartment block with commercial units Elephant and Castle - £2.3m

Feb 13 – Mar 14 P Hughes Construction

Site Manager- Roads, groundworks and substructures – Sub Contract

-Persimmon homes Bletchley 150 units

October 11- Feb 13 – Galldris Construction

Site Manager - RC and groundwork packages – Sub Contract

-Tesco distribution centre Reading, Berks. - £1.6m

-Letchworth rail station - £50

-St Martinswood school Stevenage, £800k

All aspects of ground work and insitu concrete chambers undertaken at various different projects/sites across London and surrounding areas. This was a busy but enjoyable role and required adaptability and accuracy in organising specialist drainage equipment and procedures on site. Dealt with main and sub-contractors, orders and supervised a number of staff safely on a daily basis while keeping within tight deadlines.

2002 – 2011 – Business Owner

Construction and groundwork’s – McDermott Construction

Numerous projects carried out, on time and within budget. Management of the business, projects, labour management, people management, budget management, ordering materials, training staff and maintaining my plant and equipment...

-Residential housing sites

-Petrol stations

-RC frames and groundworks

-Commercials and Hotel refurbishments

-Railway buildings and infrastructure

1996 – 2002 – Taggart Homes

Project Manager – Housing projects – Main Contractor

Key projects included –

Seven Oaks housing estate – 180 homes

The Meadows – 100 houses in 10 months

Clarendon Manor – Apartment blocks and mixed use units 120 units

Ullidia – 85 bed nursing home

Management of all labour and materials on site as well as Health and Safety. Labour and materials procurement, did costing and reported back to management. Liased with design team at pre planning stage and through out the contract…Delivered projects on time and within budget. Extensive people management and training of staff.

1994 – 1996 – Self employed business

Site Engineer, Freelance Site management

-Farran’s

-McLaughlin’s and Harvey

-Gilbert Ash

-Kennedy’s

Acted as a consultant and freelance Site manager for various companies as above. Undertook site engineering duties. Set out levels, buildings, roads etc. Advised and consulted with the businesses and engineered various projects through to completion.

1989 – 1994 – M and J McCarthy

Site Engineer – RC and Groundworks package

-BBC Head quarters White City London

-Galleria Shopping Complex Hatfield, Herts.. £110m

In this role all site engineering duties were carried out as well as adhering to Health and Safety guidelines. Carried out site inspections and all related paperwork as well as being responsible for ordering materials and dealing with subcontractors. The role also involved management of labour resource and people management issues

HOBBIES AND INTERESTS

I spent over 20 years both playing and managing for County Donegal Hurling and Burt club football teams. I also managed my son’s soccer team and had a number of players sign for youth teams including Liverpool FC whom I support also...

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